Skylanders SWAP Force

Lasting First Impressions Skylanders SWAP Force, the third game in the Skylanders series, is a huge step forward for the franchise.  Not just in terms of the gameplay and graphics, but in terms of the new Skylander toys as wel...
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Skylanders Trap Team

Lasting First Impressions Get your wallets ready because the fourth title from the wonderfully innovative franchise, Skylanders, has arrived in stores.  Taking their turn with the Skylanders franchise, developer Beenox returns...
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Rayman Legends

Lasting First Impressions Rayman Legends is wonderful. Four simple words that truly sum up my feelings for the latest game in the Rayman series from Ubisoft. Granted, what I think truly makes this game wonderful is the intellig...
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3DS

Mario Party Island Tour

Lasting First Impressions The Mario Party series of games have become a staple Nintendo franchise and a popular one in my household.  Though, more recently, this franchise has seemed to take a liking more to Nintendo’s m...
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The Last of Us Remastered

Lasting First Impressions As this new generation of consoles approach their first year anniversaries, we have seen several games given the “next generation” treatment and released again for us to enjoy once more.  ...
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Bloodborne

Lasting First Impressions I remember my first time trying to play 2009’s Demon’s Souls.  I died. A lot. Then promptly gave up and vowed to never play these types of games again.  Hardcore games like Demon’s...
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The Wonderful 101

Lasting First Impressions At this stage of the game, Nintendo really needs a home run; a game that is the definitive system seller for the Wii U console.  For months now, Nintendo has been teasing and showing off The Wonderful...
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Beyond: Two Souls

Lasting First Impressions Quantic Dream isn’t in the video gaming industry to make great video games. They’re in it to make the best of interactive movies.  Since Heavy Rain hit the PS3 and simply blew everyone awa...
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Hand of Fate

Lasting First Impressions When a game developer boasts that they are going to make a game that is a hybrid of several different genres, the chances of such a game going horribly wrong are great. Fortunately, this can’t be...
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